FSUOGM Top Story archive

05 September 2018, Week 35, Issue 997

Russia and Azerbaijan have struck a raft of deals in the energy sector following talks between their presidents in Sochi on September 1.

29 August 2018, Week 34, Issue 996

Russian state lender Sberbank has filed claims worth over 4.4 billion rubles (US$65 million) against a junior gas producer in the Far East over unpaid debts.

22 August 2018, Week 33, Issue 995

Russia’s Proxima Capital has offloaded its 20% stake in Ukraine-focused oil producer JKX Oil & Gas to a company controlled by a local politician.

15 August 2018, Week 32, Issue 994

The five Caspian littoral states have struck a deal on the division of the sea. In so doing, they have taken an important step towards resolving a dispute that has remained unresolved since the...

08 August 2018, Week 31, Issue 993

Iran and Turkmenistan are seeking arbitration for their long-standing dispute over late payments for natural gas supplies.

01 August 2018, Week 30, Issue 992

Novatek has spudded its first well off Russia’s Arctic shore, where it is developing a major hub for LNG exports.

25 July 2018, Week 29, Issue 991

SOCAR Polymer, a petrochemicals division of Azerbaijan’s national oil company (NOC) SOCAR, has cut the ribbon on a new polypropylene (PP) plant near Baku.

18 July 2018, Week 28, Issue 990

Gazprom has signed off on the development of another supergiant gas field on the Yamal Peninsula – a region tipped to become Russia’s next biggest hub for gas production.

11 July 2018, Week 27, Issue 989

Russia’s government has taken an important step towards reforming the taxation regime governing the oil industry.

27 June 2018, Week 25, Issue 987

South Korea’s state-run Korea Gas Corp. (KOGAS) could land a stake in Russia’s planned US$25.5 billion Arctic LNG-2 terminal.

20 June 2018, Week 24, Issue 986

The digitisation of Russia’s oil industry is estimated to cost 24 trillion rubles (US$380 billion) by 2035, though the process could be impeded by US and EU sanctions on the country.

13 June 2018, Week 23, Issue 985

Kazakhstan’s fuel market is undergoing major changes, with the country now benefitting from a surplus of gasoline and diesel supply for the first time in years.

06 June 2018, Week 22, Issue 984

Irkutsk Oil Co. (INK) has rolled out plans to spend a further US$5.2 billion on developing its natural gas business within the next six years.

30 May 2018, Week 21, Issue 983

Russia’s Lukoil, a leading operator in the Caspian Sea, is eyeing a stake in Azerbaijan’s offshore Umid-Babek oil and gas project.

23 May 2018, Week 20, Issue 982

US multinationals have struck a raft of energy deals with Uzbekistan, following a state visit by Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Washington last week.